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The Golden Gate Villa, by Susan Dormanen
From any portion of the city can be seen a magnificent villa whose turrets and towers soar above their surroundings. [Read more]

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Blessed with a picturesque mountain setting, abundant natural resources, and an equitable climate, the San Lorenzo Watershed has long attracted human settlement. The early day settlers came here to utilize the available pasture, timber, and limestone resources. Today these uses continue, along with the quarrying of construction ..." [More]

Excerpted from Human Uses of the San Lorenzo River Watershed